Curriculum Guides

2013-2014

Music - School of (7500)

B.Mus. - Bachelor of Music

Major: Music Education-Instrl Band (C50208BM)

Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences

Learning Outcomes
Students will meet several basic competencies. View these competencies.

Year 1

Fall
7500:121 Theory & Musicianship I4
7500:104 Class Piano I2
7500:154 Music Literature I2
3300:111 English Composition I3
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7510:126 Marching Band1
Mathematics:Any3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
3300:112 English Composition II3
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7500:102 Intro to Music Education2
7500:122 Theory & Musicianship II4
7500:105 Class Piano II2
7500:155 Music Literature II2
Oral Communication:Any3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 19
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 2

Fall
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7510:126 Marching Band1
7500:221 Theory & Musicianship III4
7500:261 Keyboard Harmony I2
7500:276 Trumpet & French Horn Methods1
7500:298 Technologies of Music Educ2
Social Science:Any Set3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7500:222 Theory & Musicianship IV4
7500:262 Keyboard Harmony II2
7500:277 Clarinet & Saxophone Methods1
7500:289 Music Education Departmnt Jury0
Natural Science:Any Set4
Natural Science:Concepts in Geology1
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Elective:Any1
Min Credit Total 16
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 3

Fall
7500:351 Music History I3
7500:254 String Methods I1
7500:339 Teaching General Music I2
7500:454 Orchestration2
3400:210 Humanities in Western Trad I4
7500:345 Low Brass Methods1
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 16
Spring
7500:305 Marching Band: Organiz & Tech1
7500:346 Flute & Double Reed Methods1
7510:121 University Singers1
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7500:352 Music History II3
5100:220 Educational Psychology3
5610:225 Intro: Exceptionalities3
7500:255 String Methods II1
Natural Science:Any OTHER Set3
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 19
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 4

Fall
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7500:361 Conducting2
7500:442 Instrumental Methods2
5500:455 Literacy for Multiage Licensur3
5500:360 Ed Plan: Inst,Assess & Cls Mgt3
Social Science:Any OTHER Set3
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Min Credit Total 18
Spring
7500:157 Student Recital0
7510:104 Symphonic Band1
7500:455 Adv Conducting: Instrumental2
7500:458 Percussion Methods1
7500:307 Techn Jazz Ensmbl Perfor & Dir1
7500:315 Equity & Excellence-Music Ed3
7500:443 Instrumental Practicum2
7500:457 Senior Recital0
Elective:7520:Applied Music Primary Instrument (required)2
Humanities:Set 2/3/43
Area Studies & Cultural Diversity:Any2
Min Credit Total 17
Summer
Min Credit Total 0

Year 5

Fall
5300:495 Stu Teach: Secondary Education8
7500:492 Student Teaching Colloquium1
Min Credit Total 9
Spring
Min Credit Total 0
Summer
Min Credit Total 0
Degree Distribution Requirements
This curriculum guide is a recommended plan of study. Students with questions about degree requirements should contact an academic advisor.
It is recommended that students consider taking General Education courses during some summer sessions to reduce credit load during the regular academic year. Class Piano I, Class Piano II and Intro to Theory are not counted toward the degree program total. These classes are required or excused per entrance placement.
The Concert Band and University Band may be substituted for the Symphonic Band.
Before taking any of the upper level music courses the student must be accepted into the Music Education Program. For acceptance in the Music Education Program the students must successfully complete all of the coursework for the first and second years with a grade of C or better in all music and music education course work, have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or higher, pass the music education jury, and jury to the 200 level on her/his applied instrument.
Students must also have a composite music education recommendation score of 11 or higher from the student's applied music teacher, major conducted ensemble director, instrumental music education professor, music theory professor and the undergraduate music coordinator.
Students must be admitted to the College of Education and have successfully completed all of the third year course work with a grade of C or better in all music and music education courses prior to enrolling in any of the following music courses: 7500:361,442,443,455,458.
Three hours of Music History credits may apply to General Education requirement.
Prior to student teaching: all coursework must be completed (including Senior Honor's Project); jury to the 300 level is required; 1/2 recital is required; and passage of Praxis II Music Content Knowledge (0113).
A student meeting the following criteria is eligible for direct admission to his/her music degree program in the Buchtel College of Arts and Science: high-school core classes completed; 3.0 high-school GPA; minimum combined ACT score of 20, or combined SAT score of 800; placement in Theory I and audition at 100 level of applied instrument; award of music scholarship.
3400:221 Humanities in the World Since 1300 may be substituted for 3400:210 Humanities in the Western Tradition.
Students are encouraged to take 2 credits of 7500:305 Marching Band: Organiz & Tech (Spring Year 3), 2 credits of 7500:307 Techn Jazz Ensemble Performance and Dir (Spring Year 4) and 10 credits of 5300:495 Student Teaching: Secondary Education (Fall Year 5).
The following credit hour requirements apply to this degree: 148 minimum total credits; 32 credits in residence; the final 32 credits must be taken from The University of Akron.

Guide Updated: 08-27-2013